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Estate Planning

What is deed fraud?

Your mother just passed away a few weeks ago, and you and your siblings have yet to begin the painful process of cleaning out the family home. You figure there’s plenty of time. Once you finally get around to the job, you find everything gone and someone else living...

Moving to Florida? Update your estate plan

If you have an estate plan but are planning to retire in Florida, the one thing that you should be ready to do is to update that plan when you move to the state. Estate planning documents are typically valid in the state where they were created and may transfer, but...

Can you disinherit a spouse or child in Florida?

Your estate plan is supposed to reflect your values, your hopes for your heirs and your final wishes – and that may mean leaving someone out. Who you can disinherit (and how) depends a lot on your situation. Here’s what you need to know: Can you disinherit a spouse?...

Remember to tell people you have an estate plan

Aside from forgetting to make an estate plan in the first place, one thing many people forget is to tell anyone they have made an estate plan. You might not realize how many problems it can cause. Let’s look at a few situations to see why. You have a horrific car...

3 vital elements of a strong estate plan

Most people believe all they need to complete their estate planning process is a properly written will. However, this is not always the case. A good estate plan should avoid probate, protect your assets, save on taxes and designate someone to act on your behalf should...

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